Baked Salmon with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce — Easy Recipe

RECIPE

Ingredients:

1 1/2 Pounds Salmon — fresh or completely defrosted frozen

1 Cup water

1/3 Cup soy sauce

4 Teaspoons light brown sugar

1 Tablespoon Honey

1 Teaspoon ground ginger

1 Teaspoon crushed or finely minced garlic

1 Teaspoon sesame seed oil

1 Tablespoon sesame seeds

Canola non-stick spray

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees with the rack in the middle. A totally preheated oven is the secret to great baked fish.

Prepare teriyaki sauce. In a small bowl stir in: Water, soy sauce, light brown sugar, and honey. Crush or finely minced garlic. Remove skin from ginger and finely mince. Add sesame seed oil.

NOTE: If you have the time and it’s your preference, you can marinate the salmon in the teriyaki sauce for a couple of hours in your refrigerator. If you like to taste the teriyaki sauce and the fish to their fullest, you can skip this step.

Spray a baking pan with non-stick spray. Place the salmon in the pan. Cover with teriyaki sauce, but leave a little for dipping the fish or to put on a side of rice.

Place salmon in oven and cook for fifteen (thin piece of salmon) to twenty (thick piece of salmon) minutes.

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